SCADA and Automation Solutions and Insight For Utility Managers

  1. Water System Operations Made Easier
    3/1/2018

    Traditionally, water system operators have relied on SCADA systems to provide insight into their networks.

  2. The 4 Pillars Of Control Room Operator Effectiveness
    11/8/2018

    With more water and wastewater utilities, as well as industrial facilities, moving toward digitalization, it’s important to understand the needs of data gatekeepers and decision-makers to set them up for success.

  3. Consultant’s Corner: Top 5 Requirements for Good Modeling
    12/17/2015

    Dr. Jon Wicks, CH2M’s Global Technology Leader for flood risk modeling, shares his thoughts on the requirements for good modeling, building on discussions held at the recent Flood Modeller Suite Conference.

  4. Keeping Pace With Data Management Evolution
    2/24/2014

    How to harness technology and information to overcome modern municipal challenges

  5. AZ Utility Breaks New Ground In Water Reuse With Help From VTScada Software
    12/2/2013

    The Fountain Hills Sanitary District (FHSD) provides wastewater treatment for over 13,000 homes and businesses. In addition to supplying the town’s namesake fountain, its treated water irrigates local golf courses and parks. In 2000, the utility developed an innovative way to make up the short-fall during the dryer less populated summer. By Christopher Little

  6. 12 Monitoring Applications That Will Keep A Finger On the Pulse Of Your Water Distribution System
    7/16/2014

    “You can’t manage what you don’t monitor”, an adage first attributed to Lord Kelvin applies to practically everything including water distribution systems.

  7. Testing The Waters: SCADA Simulator Updates Operator Training
    9/1/2015

    It might seem straight out of Space Camp, but  there is an increasingly common scene in water and wastewater municipalities where supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) simulation training offers hands-on experience to usher in the next generation of operators.

  8. Just Add SCADA
    8/31/2012

    Internet-hosted SCADA systems are a modern answer to modern municipal water and wastewater concerns. By Thelma Akwei and Ben Manlongat

  9. Can The Internet Of Things Lower AMI Solution Cost?
    4/11/2016

    Low-power wide-area networks are critical to the Internet of Things but may also work to bring advanced metering infrastructure to the masses.

  10. Sticking With Innovation That Works: Steinbach, Manitoba’s Plant Upgrade
    2/16/2017

    Steinbach is the third largest city in Manitoba and one of the fastest growing census agglomeration areas in Canada with a population of about 50,000 people. Though Steinbach is primarily an agricultural community, it is also the regional economic hub of southeastern Manitoba. Due to the age of the wastewater control system, the city decided it was time for some new technology. This profile will describe the process of that upgrade and why they chose VTScada.